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Connecticut Plan of Conservation and Development Statute

Connecticut’s municipal planning statute requires municipalities to update local plans of conservation and development every 10 years. These plans often refer to agriculture and can be used to create agricultural advisory committees to help develop recommendations relating to farming.

Connecticut also has a process through which the state government can adopt a statewide Conservation and Development Plan (known as the State C&D Plan or state POCD) every 5 years per requirements provided by statute below.

Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Law Type
State Laws
Land Use Planning, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 8-23 (2019). Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 16a-24 to 16a-35a (2019).

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